Jill’s understanding of the complex nature of our business will help Alger continue to grow.
New York, NY (PRWEB) July 05, 2011
Fred Alger & Company, Incorporated (Alger) is very pleased to announce that, effective July 5th, Jill Somerville has joined Alger’s National Accounts team as Vice President, Senior Relationship Manager. In her new role, Jill is responsible for developing and managing Alger’s broker-dealer relationships.
Jill has nearly 10 years of industry experience and prior to joining Alger spent over three years at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, most recently as Vice President, Senior Relationship Manager. Earlier in her career, Jill worked at Alliance Bernstein and Oppenheimer & Company.
“I am excited about the experience Jill brings to our organization and am confident that her addition will benefit our clients,” said Jim Blakeslee, Senior Vice President, Director of National Accounts. “Alger has experienced significant growth in assets over the past three years and Jill’s addition is a reflection of our expanding business. Her experience and understanding of the complex nature of the product/platform and distribution side of our business will help Alger to continue growing our business.”
Fred Alger Management, Inc. was founded in 1964 and currently manages more than $17 billion. Alger's investment philosophy is focused on discovering companies undergoing Positive Dynamic Change, which we believe offer the best investment opportunities. Alger investment strategies are available to institutional investors through separate accounts and mutual funds and to retail investors through Alger mutual funds. Fred Alger & Company, Incorporated, a broker-dealer and the parent company of Fred Alger Management, Inc. offers mutual funds as well as institutional funds for defined benefit and defined contribution plans. For more information, please visit http://www.alger.com.
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